Thalamic and subthalamic deep brain stimulation for essential tremor: where is the optimal target?

@article{Sandvik2012ThalamicAS,
  title={Thalamic and subthalamic deep brain stimulation for essential tremor: where is the optimal target?},
  author={Ulrika Sandvik and L O D Koskinen and Anders Lundquist and Patric C Blomstedt},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={666-75}
}
BACKGROUND The ventrolateral thalamus (ventral intermediate nucleus [Vim]) is the traditional target for neurosurgical treatment of essential tremor. The target, however, has varied substantially among different neurosurgeons. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of deep brain stimulation in the thalamus and posterior subthalamic area (PSA) in relation to electrode location. METHODS Thirty-six (17 Vim/19 PSA) patients with 44 deep brain stimulation electrodes were included in this retrospective… CONTINUE READING

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